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Benefit-risk considerations of traditional food use by the Sahtu (Hare) Dene/Metis of Fort Good Hope, N.W.T.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1365288     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
In summary, based on these preliminary data: a) traditional Dene foods make a substantial contribution to the adult RNI for protein, iron, and zinc; b) the Dene component of the diet is lower in total fat and has a higher P:S ratio than does the marketed component; and c) adults consuming a variety of Dene foods at the current average level of consumption during high traditional food use periods are not at risk of exceeding the provisional tolerable daily intake for PCBs. In conclusion, however unattainable "zero-risk" in food is, the fact remains that striving towards it is an important goal socially, physiologically, and ecologically. Managing risk on both global and individual levels is necessary.
Authors:
N Doolan; D Appavoo; H V Kuhnlein
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Arctic medical research     Volume:  Suppl     ISSN:  0782-226X     ISO Abbreviation:  Arctic Med Res     Publication Date:  1991  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1995-01-24     Completed Date:  1995-01-24     Revised Date:  2008-11-21    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8602204     Medline TA:  Arctic Med Res     Country:  FINLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  747-51     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
School of Dietetics and Human Nutrition, McGill University, Montreal, Canada.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Aged
Diet*
Female
Humans
Indians, North American*
Male
Middle Aged
Northwest Territories
Nutritional Physiological Phenomena*

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